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Veldt Product Exporters Permit


The Permit regulates and monitors sustainable utilisation of Veldt Products. A Veldt Product means non-domesticated, vegetative biological resources that may be used for construction, medical, food, cultural activities and firewood. The Permit is valid for 30 days from date of issuance.

Who is eligible?
  • Citizens of Botswana who are 18 years and above
  • Residents with valid resident permits and passports who are 18 years and above
  • Non-residents with valid passports who are 18 years and above
How do I get this service?

Download, complete and submit the Veldt Product Exporters Permit Form to the nearest Department of Forestry and Range Resources office.

What supporting documents are required?
  • Certified copy of National identity card (Omang)
  • Valid residential permit and passport for residents
  • Valid passports for non-residents
How long will this service take?

Three (3) working days.

How much does it cost?

Citizens: BWP 500.00

Residents: BWP 1000.00

Non-residents: BWP 2000.00

Where can I get more information on this Service

Department of Forestry and Range Resources

Private Bag 00424, Plot 1272, Loapi house, Old Lobatse Road

2nd floor, office 216



Tel. +267 3985104

Fax. +267 3954051

Email: dfrr [at]

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